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by ctflyer
Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Hawaii Flight Staffing
Replies: 10
Views: 4166

Hawaii Flight Staffing

Hawaii Flight Staffing With all the recent discussion regarding flight crew rest time after the JetBlue grounding, I was wondering if Hawaii crews operate as turn arounds? If so, what are the staff ratios for cockpit crews - 3 instead of two? Do flight attendant work a round trip while cockpit crews...

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by ctflyer
Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: TAP Business Class
Replies: 1
Views: 4626

TAP Business Class

I just upgraded our flights to business class on TAP for flights from Newark to Rome via Lisbon with a return via Porto. The transatlantic flights will be operated by the A340 and A330 with the Rome flights operated by the A320 and F100. Does anyone have experience with TAP business class?

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by ctflyer
Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryan A330-300 At JFK?
Replies: 27
Views: 8560

RE: Ryan A330-300 At JFK?

Do these A330's have the Virgin interior?

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by ctflyer
Sat Dec 17, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Omni Air International’s Future
Replies: 18
Views: 9958

Omni Air International’s Future

As the war winds down in Iraq, what will be the impact on Omni Air International? They have modernized their fleet with 767’s and even added two 777’s. Is there still a requirement for commercial charter companies such as Omni in the US? Commercial charter air service in the US seems to have decline...

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by ctflyer
Sun Feb 20, 2011 1:30 am
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: ATA L-1011-500 Seat Map Needed.
Replies: 6
Views: 7717

ATA L-1011-500 Seat Map Needed.

I have quite a bit of ATA memorial including seat plans for various aircraft. I’m only missing two for my collection - the 707 and the L-1011-500. Does anyone have a. copy of these or know where I can obtain them? I flew a few charters on ATA to Europe in the 80’s and early 90’s and have very found ...

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by ctflyer
Sun Feb 20, 2011 1:24 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Can An A321 Fly West Coast-Hawaii?
Replies: 28
Views: 8317

Can An A321 Fly West Coast-Hawaii?

I searched the site but was unable to find a response. Can an Airbus A321-200 series perform west coat to Hawaii. It seems that it would be the perfect aircraft to provide direct nonstop service to places such as Hilo, Kona and Lihue which may not warrant the capacity of an aircraft such as the 767....

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by ctflyer
Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:46 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Trans Atlantic Service
Replies: 14
Views: 6875

RE: Delta Trans Atlantic Service

We leave from JFK. I do like the A330. Do we need to pay for headsets,wine etc?

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by ctflyer
Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta Trans Atlantic Service
Replies: 14
Views: 6875

Delta Trans Atlantic Service

I just booked a flight on Delta to Rome. The flights will be operated by an Airbus A330-300. As I usually never fly American carries overseas, what should I expect from Delta’s European service?

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by ctflyer
Mon Jun 25, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ThomsonFly 767 300 Seating Chart
Replies: 10
Views: 40140

ThomsonFly 767 300 Seating Chart

ThomsonFly has implemented a new seating configuration on its 767-300 aircraft with in seat monitors and 33'' pitch in the main cabin and a new premium cabin. What is the totaol configuration ie premium and main cabin. Also where would one find a seating chart with the new configuration?

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by ctflyer
Tue Jul 12, 2005 3:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Flight TS 622 Information
Replies: 1
Views: 7269

Air Transat Flight TS 622 Information

I'm currently booked on flight <acronym title="Air Transat (Canada)">TS</acronym> 622 on August 6 to London. The Air Transat web site states that the flight is to be operated by a A330-200 but the seat reservations agent stated it's an A330-300. I've booked seats 12A,B, and D. Can someone confirm th...

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by ctflyer
Tue Apr 19, 2005 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyservice 767
Replies: 2
Views: 2189

Skyservice 767

Will the Skyservice 767's be the aircraft that were formerly operated by My Travel? How will these aircraft be configured as My Travel outfitted their 767's with 8 abreast seating?

Do these two aircraft replace the A330-300?

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by ctflyer
Wed Mar 09, 2005 5:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Flight Schedules
Replies: 4
Views: 4739

Air Transat Flight Schedules

I am booked on Air Transat for August 6 from Toronto to London. When I booked the flight it was scheduled to be on an A310 which is an aircraft I have yet to fly. Today's schedule states it's the A330-300. Does anyone know when Air Transat aircraft schedules are finalized or can confirm that it's th...

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by ctflyer
Thu Nov 04, 2004 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corsair Fleet Information
Replies: 0
Views: 1565

Corsair Fleet Information

I recently purchased the Just Planes Videos Corsair in flight video and enjoyed it. My only critique is that The Just Planes Royal video does provide a greater detailed discussion of the A310 flight deck. In watching the video, I was wondering if anyone knew where I could obtain the seating charts f...

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by ctflyer
Mon Oct 25, 2004 11:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Hobby
Topic: Airline Expo. Show At BOS 10/30
Replies: 30
Views: 8450

RE: Airline Expo. Show At BOS 10/30

I will be attending the show on Saturday. Will be staying at the hotel on Friday.

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by ctflyer
Sat Oct 23, 2004 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyservice To Replace A330 With 767
Replies: 33
Views: 11257

RE: Skyservice To Replace A330 With 767

Nuno:

Could you please calirfy what you mean by the statement "with the new passenger weights being implemented". Are the A330's currently operating the Italy flights nonstop?

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by ctflyer
Fri Oct 22, 2004 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyservice To Replace A330 With 767
Replies: 33
Views: 11257

Skyservice To Replace A330 With 767

I recently saw on another posting site that Skyservice will be replacing the A330 with the 767. Is this true? When is this to take place? Will these be 767-300ERs? What is the source of these aircraft, engine type, and how will these aicraft be confingured. Also what factors promoted this decision?

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by ctflyer
Thu Sep 30, 2004 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World Airways 767
Replies: 6
Views: 2747

World Airways 767

World Airways announced that they would be introducing two Boeing 767-300ERs to the fleet in the fourth quarter. Is this still the plan? Any information on who is supplying these aircraft, engine type, and configuration (7 or 8 abreast). Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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by ctflyer
Wed May 12, 2004 3:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Transatlantic Service Feedback Needed
Replies: 9
Views: 4829

Air Transat Transatlantic Service Feedback Needed

Recently began planning a trip to Italy and discovered that airfares are very expansive. The only low priced fight I found was through Orbitz but it was operated by Royal Air Maroc and requires a change of plane in Casablanca. With the current world situation, don’t think it would be wise to change ...

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by ctflyer
Fri Apr 30, 2004 12:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is North American Airlines Still For Sale?
Replies: 2
Views: 4876

Is North American Airlines Still For Sale?

Recently read an article that stated North American was to be purchased but the deal fell through. The company that was to acquire North American stated that the sale was cancelled due to a review of the company’s finances. The organization is now suing North American. Is the airline still for sale?...

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by ctflyer
Wed Feb 11, 2004 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rich International, Where Did They Go?
Replies: 17
Views: 4840

RE: Rich International, Where Did They Go?

Several years ago I was on a flight and the attendant serving my area had worked for Rich International. She had nothing but praise for the airline. In fact she sates that Rich was an excellent employer. I asked about the items raised in the 60 minute piece and she stated she never saw any such acti...

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by ctflyer
Wed Feb 11, 2004 12:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World Airw. To Replace DC-10s/MD11s
Replies: 12
Views: 3978

RE: World Airw. To Replace DC-10s/MD11s

Does anyone have knowledge as to the source of these 767-300's? The same press release also states 2 more 767-300's will be added to the fleet in 2005.

What engine type, previous operator, and how will they be configured
(passenger capacity and 7 or 8 abreast)?

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by ctflyer
Sun Feb 08, 2004 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Sata Portugal To OAK This Summer
Replies: 12
Views: 3265

RE: Sata Portugal To OAK This Summer

These are charter flights operated by Sun Trips vacations who contracts the air service to North American Airlines which uses the Boeing 767. The flights are operated nonstop. In the past, the flights were operated by a SATA A310, an ATA L-1011 and a Rich International L-1011. All of those flights o...

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by ctflyer
Sun Feb 08, 2004 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Military Charters Who Offers The Best Service
Replies: 3
Views: 3630

Who Military Charters Who Offers The Best Service

With all of the recent military charter flights transporting troops to the Middle East, I was wondering which charter carriers provide the best service in terms of punctuality, inflight service, aircraft comfort, and an overall quality product. Is it World Airways, ATA, North American or Omni Intern...

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by ctflyer
Sun Feb 08, 2004 9:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: North American Airlines 767
Replies: 4
Views: 3567

North American Airlines 767

North American Airlines recently added two 767-300ER aircraft to its fleet. Per its newly improved web site the aircraft seat 12 in business class (6 abreast) and 266 in coach ( 8 abreast). Has anyone flown on these aircraft? Could you please share your experiences with us as to service and comfort ...

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by ctflyer
Sat Feb 07, 2004 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A310 Decision
Replies: 12
Views: 4886

Air Transat A310 Decision

At the time when Air Transat selected the A310, the airline operated a fleet of Boeing 757's. Then why did the airline select the A310? What factors influenced their decision? Why did the airline not select the 767 and take advantage of the common crew rating with the 757 which could have resulted i...

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by ctflyer
Fri Oct 03, 2003 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat Fleet Plans
Replies: 14
Views: 5131

Air Transat Fleet Plans

A recent posting stated that Air Transat is to retire its remaining L-1011-s and L-1011-500's and replace them with additional A310-300's. Has this been confirmed? When is Air Transat scheduled to receive these aircraft? As there is a major seating capacity reduction in the A310 when compared to the...

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by ctflyer
Mon Sep 29, 2003 2:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Military Charter Flight Experiences
Replies: 4
Views: 4157

Military Charter Flight Experiences

Recently it was announced that the US government will be flying troops home for two weeks of R&R. The flights will route through Frankfurt and finally into <acronym title="Baltimore / Washington - International (Friendship) (BWI / KBWI), USA - Maryland">BWI</acronym>. Can anyone share their experien...

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by ctflyer
Tue Jun 24, 2003 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Omni International 757's?
Replies: 12
Views: 2367

RE: Omni International 757's?

Oflove13:

I flew on the Omni DC-10-10 in 1998. The aircraft was in excellent condition and the flight was on time. The Omni web site only lists DC-10-30's as being in the current fleet. Do they still fly the DC-10-10's?

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by ctflyer
Tue Jun 17, 2003 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Funniest Thing A Pilot Has Ever Said
Replies: 60
Views: 10898

RE: The Funniest Thing A Pilot Has Ever Said

I was flying on United from Chicago to Hartford. The pilot was on the PA making an announcement in reference to the fact that we had begun our decent and he mention another city. He was unable to remember where we were flying and in an attempt to correct himself mentioned another city which was also...

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by ctflyer
Thu Jun 05, 2003 10:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Skyservice Airbus A330's?
Replies: 23
Views: 2989

RE: Skyservice Airbus A330's?

I read CMM 340's post with great interest. I've flown on many flights operated by the A330-300 and the A330-200 and have never experienced a mechanical delay. Also there are many positive posts on this web site and on review sites referencing Skyservice. The reviews never mention mechanical delays o...

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by ctflyer
Wed Jun 04, 2003 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: USA 3000 ORD-FLL Starting In Oct.
Replies: 8
Views: 2967

RE: USA 3000 ORD-FLL Starting In Oct.

I actually flew Tower Air to Italy in 1992. The flights were operated on refurbished former Pan Am 747-100's. The aircraft were spotless and the crew were friendly and professional. The flights departed on time each way. However the service was very basic with meals served in theses plastic trays wi...

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by ctflyer
Tue Jun 03, 2003 12:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Opinions On Flying Virgin
Replies: 8
Views: 2961

Opinions On Flying Virgin

Flew Virgin to London last year and the service was acceptable. However it was no different from other airlines' economy. It was evident cost cutting measures had been put in place such as no menus, no hot towels, no after dinner liquor service. The crew was very friendly. The food and entertainment...

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by ctflyer
Sat May 31, 2003 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Martinair Service
Replies: 1
Views: 1408

Martinair Service

I flew Martinair a few years back roundtrip to Amsterdam. The service in coach was outstanding. The service included menus, choice of entrees, open bar, after meal liquor service, complementary headsets. In the present era of cost cutting, does Martinair still maintain this high level of service? Ha...

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by ctflyer
Sat May 31, 2003 9:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A310 OAK To Terceira (Azores)
Replies: 12
Views: 3352

RE: A310 OAK To Terceira (Azores

I believe that Sun Trips is flying a nonstop OAK to Terceira charter weekly with a North American 767-300 ER.

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by ctflyer
Thu May 29, 2003 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A310
Replies: 6
Views: 8388

Air Transat A310

Posted this the other day and only received one response. Hoping someone has flown on the Air Transat A310 and could please share their experience. I have flown on all of the Airbus aircraft except for the A340-600 and the A310. We were initially scheduled to fly on an Air Jamaica A310 in April but ...

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by ctflyer
Thu May 29, 2003 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Metro Jet Service And Routes?
Replies: 18
Views: 3053

Tro Jet Service And Routes?

Metrojet also flew BDL to Dulles in DC. Took this flight in 1999.

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by ctflyer
Wed May 28, 2003 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat A310 Experiences
Replies: 1
Views: 3812

Air Transat A310 Experiences

I have flown on all of the Airbus aircraft except for the A340-600 and the A310. We were initially scheduled to fly on an Air Jamaica A310 in April but the flight was changed and we ended up flying on the A320. A friend will be working in London and has invited me to visit her. Therefore I was think...

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by ctflyer
Thu May 15, 2003 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Charter Airlines & The A321
Replies: 6
Views: 3387

Charter Airlines & The A321

Has anyone flown on an A321 operated by any of the following charter airlines - Monarch, Air 2000, My Travel, LTU, Aero Lloyd, and Spanair.

Please share your experiences and include comments on seating comfort.

Thanks

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by ctflyer
Tue May 13, 2003 10:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 Seating Capacity And Range
Replies: 4
Views: 6474

A321 Seating Capacity And Range

Recently flew on an A321 in coach and found it to be an enjoyable and comfortable flight. However, it got me wondering what is it like to fly in a charter configured A321 with 220 seats? I know that Air 2000, Monarch, and My Travel all operate their A321 with 220 seats. Also LTU and Aero lloyd have ...

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by ctflyer
Thu May 08, 2003 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Metro International
Replies: 4
Views: 2079

RE: Airlinelover Gets Engaged! DTW-LAS

Metro International was the passenger charter division of Flying Tigers. They began flying in 1981 with three former Singapore Boeing 747's and one DC-8-63. I flew with them on a charter to Rome Ciampino in the summer of 1981 on one of the 747's. The 747's had a total passenger capacity of 480 inclu...

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by ctflyer
Mon Mar 17, 2003 6:41 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Airlinelover Gets Engaged! DTW-LAS
Replies: 34
Views: 5485

RE: Airlinelover Gets Engaged! DTW-LAS

Congratulations to you and Audrey. This will be a story to share with your children and grandchildren.

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by ctflyer
Mon Mar 17, 2003 6:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your First DC-10 Flight
Replies: 97
Views: 8957

RE: Your First DC-10 Flight

My first DC-10 flight was on an American Trans Air DC-10-10 from Lisbon to <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> in August 1985. I remember that the flight was very enjoyable and not overly crowed. We were fed steak and the me...

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by ctflyer
Sat Mar 15, 2003 1:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Airlines Experiences
Replies: 39
Views: 3131

Royal Airlines Experiences

I recently came across and read an old magazine article on Royal Airlines. The article detailed a Royal charter from Toronto to Dublin and Shannon. Several passengers were quoted and were all very complimentary of the service. I would be very interested in hearing other opinions of this former airli...

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by ctflyer
Sat Mar 08, 2003 3:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your First Tristar Flight....
Replies: 74
Views: 5009

RE: Your First Tristar Flight....

My first L-1011 flight was in June of 1985 on an ATA charter from <acronym title="New York - John F. Kennedy International (Idlewild) (JFK / KJFK), USA - New York">JFK</acronym> to Lisbon. The aircraft was fitted out with the Delta interior (9 abreast) for a total passenger capacity of 344. I rememb...

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by ctflyer
Fri Feb 28, 2003 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JMC A330
Replies: 16
Views: 2359

JMC A330

I was at London Gatwick recently and saw a JMC A330 depart. This brought a few questions to mind. Are the JMC A330's equipped with lower level lavatories similar to those found on the My Travel A330. What is the seating capacity of this aircraft, the seat pitch, routes flown? Does JMC post seating c...

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by ctflyer
Mon Feb 24, 2003 10:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryan International And SunTrips
Replies: 0
Views: 2198

Ryan International And SunTrips

SunTrips recently switched carriers for their Hawaii program from Ryan International DC-10's (379 passenger capacity) to North American Boring 757's (214 Passenger capacity). This is a significant drop in available seating capacity. Does anyone know the reason for the change? Is it due to a downturn...

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by ctflyer
Thu Feb 20, 2003 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryan International
Replies: 11
Views: 2131

RE: Ryan International

Ryan International recently lost the Sun Trips contract for Hawaii service with the DC-10. The service has been replaced with North American Boeing 757's. Was this due to declining loads or for other reasons?

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by ctflyer
Thu Feb 06, 2003 5:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who Hates VS?
Replies: 8
Views: 2558

RE: Who Hates VS?

I flew Virgin for the first time last March and was not overly impressed. The food was decent and the service friendly but no better than other European carriers. The seating on the A340 was tight. In fact, flew to London on Continental 757 in November and found it to be a much more comfortable ride...

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by ctflyer
Tue Feb 04, 2003 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Military Charters
Replies: 2
Views: 2081

Military Charters

With all of the current military charters in the news transporting troops to the Middle East, I was wonder what the service on board these flights was like. Is alcohol served, do troops need to purchase drinks, headsets etc? When the flights make refueling stops, do the troops get to exist the aircr...

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by ctflyer
Tue Feb 04, 2003 9:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Military Charters
Replies: 7
Views: 2380

Military Charters

With all of the current military charters in the news transporting troops to the Middle East, I was wonder what the service on board these flights was like. Is alcohol served, do troops need to purchase drinks, headsets etc? When the flights make refueling stops, do the troops get to exist the aircr...

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